Category Archives: Literary Loitering

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Literary Loitering 65 – It’s a Mads Mads Mads Mads World

While the sales of real books rises and e-books fall, we discover a litany of complaints from a conservative politician (about a literary prize), Marcel Proust (about his neighbour’s sexy time), women about Bill O’Reilly (for being Bill O’Reilly we presume), and J.R.R. Tolkien and

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Literary Loitering 64 – Death By Weaponised Hairpiece

This week we’ve got a kid’s book award, Stephen King versus Donald Trump, the lesser spotted LaBeouf, Stephen King versus James Patterson (again), fried chicken and crayons. Tune in to The Geek Show Podcast Network for all the latest news, discussions and reviews, and follow

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Literary Loitering 63 – Extremely Political Cream

This week we’ve got empty plinths, book burnings, accidental forest fires, National Index Day, white supremacists and big boy trucks. We also have a quiz about famous last words from authors and philosophers because we’re not pretentious in the slightest … Our featured book is

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Literary Loitering 62 – Jackson Pollock All Over The Place

This week we’ve got book store conspiracies, political satire, elections dreams, naked men reading and … ethical pirates? We also have a quiz about fake news. Tune in to The Geek Show Podcast Network for all the latest news, discussions and reviews, and follow us

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Literary Loitering 61 – Roughing Up The Suspect

This week we investigate the newest additions to the English language, bookshops that troll Piers Morgan on Twitter, the sequel to Neverwhere, people stealing stuff and a highly controversial Indonesian children’s book. Tune in to The Geek Show Podcast Network for all the latest news,

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Literary Loitering 59 – The Goondock Saints

This week we’ve got news that isn’t news, facts that aren’t facts, blatant copyright infringement and secret underground Robin Hood library fraud. Our featured book is American Gods: The Definitive Edition by Neil Gaiman. Tune in to The Geek Show Podcast Network for all the

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Literary Loitering 58 – Dorky Daredevil Vs. The Comma Crusader

It’s 2017, and we begin the year with Adventures in Moominland, Watership Down (again), blatant plagiarism and Cormac McCarthy’s attitude towards punctuation. We also take a look at books that were ruined by one bad chapter. Tune in to The Geek Show Podcast Network for

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Literary Loitering 57 – Mutton-Shunters Dressed As Lamb

It’s that time of the year again, and Santa has delivered us a sack full of goodies thanks to the Literary Review’s “Bad Sex in Fiction Award”. We also somehow (we’re still not sure how), wind up investigating old insults. Tune in to The Geek

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Literary Loitering 56 – Spirit Roasts and Cocktails

Strange things are afoot with ghost-written novels, spirit cooking and Fairy Tales for the Disillusioned. Our featured books are Old Venus (Co-edited by George R. R. Martin & Gardner Dozois), and The Obsidian Throne (Book 5 of The Ballad Sir Benfro), by J. D. Oswald.